The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 53 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.01% 2.24% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.32% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 19
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 475 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 96.94% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 545 398 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 20 (62.50%) C++
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) PHP
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) Ruby
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) XML
11 5 (15.63%) Python
11 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
11 5 (15.63%) MVC
11 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
12 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 4 (12.50%) VB
12 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (9.38%) Advertising
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) REST
5 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
5 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (6.25%) XHTML
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) STL
7 1 (3.13%) WinForms
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Physics
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) OO
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) Cartography
10 1 (3.13%) MVVM
10 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.13%) UML
10 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C++
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) PHP
5 11 (34.38%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Ruby
7 5 (15.63%) Python
8 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.50%) VB
8 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.25%) VC++
10 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago